Message from VC

Prof Umesh Rai, Vice Chancellor
Prof. Umesh Rai

About the Vice Chancellor




On the banks of the river Tawi is this fine temple of knowledge – University of Jammu, which we have worked tirelessly to build and strengthen over the years. From our humble beginnings as J&K’s first public University, established 54 years ago, to our current rankings among the top 100 universities of the country in NIRF, University of Jammu remains committed to fostering an environment that inspires growth and transformation.

We in the University of Jammu, believe in the power of education to shape young minds through experiential learning, encouraging students to explore, experiment, and push the boundaries of their creativity and intellectual curiosity. Our innovative pedagogy helps students engage in hands-on experiences that complement classroom instruction.

We offer transdisciplinary programmes across the faculties of science, social science, arts, humanities, education, management and law. Through cutting-edge research and forward-thinking curricula, we equip our graduates with the skills to face the challenges of tomorrow and make a positive impact on society. Our dedicated faculty members are experts in their respective fields with passion to impart knowledge and nurture the talents of our students.

Beyond academics, University of Jammu, offers a vibrant campus life filled with enriching extracurricular activities, clubs, and organizations. We believe that holistic development involves not just academic excellence but also personal growth and well-being. Our campus is a nurturing community where friendships are formed, passions are ignited, and memories are cherished.

As you navigate through our website, we hope you discover the breadth and depth of opportunities available at University of Jammu. Whether you are interested in pursuing arts, sciences, business, technology, or any other field, you'll find a supportive network of individuals committed to your success.

I can easily say that we at the University of Jammu are not merely witnesses to history but we are creating history.

Together, let's reach new heights of knowledge and innovation and work tirelessly towards achieving our mantra of ‘Dissolving Boundaries, Evolving Education’.

Prof. Umesh Rai

University of Jammu